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Asian shares mixed after US report, Fed comments

Asian markets were mixed today as a positive report on the US economy and the Federal Reserve chief's pledge to keep interest rates at record lows were offset by profit-taking after the previous day's gains. Wall Street provided another positive lead, with the technology-weighted Nasdaq leading a third-straight rally after last... Read More

The first copies of the inaugural Los Angeles Register newspaper run off the presses in Santa Ana, California yesterday. The newspaper, owned by Freedom Communications, will have 50-60 pages on weekdays and 80-90 pages on Sundays. – Reuters pic, April 17, 2014.

The first copies of the inaugural Los Angeles Register newspaper run off the presses in Santa Ana, California yesterday. The newspaper, owned by Freedom Communications, will have 50-60 pages on weekdays and 80-90 pages on Sundays. – Reuters pic, April 17, 2014.

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